Media Coverage

  • The Distributional Consequences of Student Loan Forgiveness
    with Constantine Yannelis
    1. Kelly Field, “Student-Debt Cancellation Stands Its Best Chance Yet. But Would It Advance Social Justice?”, The Chronicle of Higher Education, Jan 14 2021
    2. Catherine Rampell, “A New Year’s goal for progressives: Stop advocating bailouts for rich people”, The Washington Post, Dec. 31, 2020
    3. Jill Schlesinger, “Jill on Money: Who benefits from student loan forgiveness? It’s complicated”, Chicago Tribune, Dec. 31, 2020
    4. Our op-ed: “The best way to forgive student debt is to focus on those who need it most”, The Washington Post, Dec. 28, 2020
    5. Jilian Berman, “The latest question in the debate over student debt forgiveness: How valuable is it? Researchers are split”, MarketWatch, Dec. 18, 2020
    6. Constantine Yannelis, “Income-Driven Repayment Provides a Way to Offer Student Loan Forgiveness to Those Who Need It the Most”, Pro Market, Dec. 17, 2020
    7. Mary Clare Amselem and Jalil Mustaffa Bishop, “Should Biden cancel student loan debt? | Pro/Con”, The Inquirer, Dec. 7, 2020
    8. Jeff Cox, “Biden’s plan to forgive student debt could have limited economic benefits, and carry risks”, CNBC, Dec. 6, 2020
    9. Zack Friedman, “Cancel Student Loans Would Benefit This Group More Than Anyone Else”, Forbes, Dec 3, 2020
    10. The Post’s View: “Forgiving student loans the wrong way will only worsen inequality”, The Washington Post, Dec. 3, 2020
    11. James Freeman, “‘Just a Start’”, The Wall Street Journal, Dec. 1, 2020
    12. Megan Henney, “Canceling student loan debt could benefit wealthy Americans the most”, Fox Business, Dec 1 2020
  • Social Security and Trends in Wealth Inequality
    with Max Miller and Natasha Sarin
    1. Callum Williams, “Have the top 0.1% of Americans made out like bandits since 2000?”, The Economist, May 7, 2020
    2. Our op-ed: “Inequality Has Increased Far Less Than You Think (If You Consider Social Security Benefits)”, Pro Market, April 16, 2020
  • “Marché du travail: la grande fracture”, study for the French think tank Institut Montaigne [link]
    with Augustin Landier and David Thesmar
    1. Discussion of our Graph 7 by Emmanuel Macron, Nov 9, 2015
    2. Marc Vignaud, “Faut-il toucher au Smic ?”, Le Point, Mar. 16, 2015
    3. Fanny Guinochet, “L’Education nationale, plus que jamais fabrique à chômeurs ?”, L’Opinion, Feb 12, 2015
    4. Ma tribune: “La France aurait-elle dissimulé la montée des inégalités salariales sous le tapis du chômage ?”, Atlantico, Feb 13, 2015
    5. Ma tribune: “Osons affronter la question du smic”, Le Figaro, Apr 3, 2015
    6. Cécile Crouzel, “Un marché du travail très inégalitaire en France”, Le Figaro, Mar 11, 2015
    7. Augustin Landier et David Thesmar, “Les mauvais choix français conduisent à l’inégalité par le chômage”, Le Monde, Feb 24, 2015